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Corinth, Lovis

Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1925 AD
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1858 – Born in Tapiau, East Prussia on the 21st of July.

1880 – Corinth showed an early talent for drawing and he attended the Munich Academy, which rivaled Paris as the avant garde art center in Europe at the time.

1891 – Corinth returned to Munich,

1892 – He abandoned the Munich Academy and joined the very first Sezession.

1894 – He joined the Free Association.

1899 – He participated in an exhibition organized by the Berlin Secession.

1900 – He moved to Berlin, where he had a one-man exhibition at a gallery owned by Paul Cassirer.

1902 – At the age of 43, he opened a school of painting for women and married his first student, Charlotte Berend, some 20 years his junior. Charlotte was his youthful muse, his spiritual partner, and the mother of his two children.

1911 – He suffered a stroke, and was partially paralyzed on his left side.

1915-1925 – He served as President of the Berlin Secession.

1925 – He traveled to the Netherlands to view the works of his favorite Dutch masters.

         – He caught pneumonia and died on the 17th of July in Zandvoort.


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